Charity Mother's Day Gifts

Your Mum deserves a Gift That Doesn’t Suck

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Psst…Mother’s Day is less than 3 weeks away! If you’re looking for a beautiful, thoughtful, and ethical gift for your amazing Mum, we’ve got you covered with our awesome range of Gifts That Don’t Suck, perfect for Mother’s Day! It’s not just a quirky name, these gifts are 100% completely non-sucky. Each was lovingly designed, or handpicked from some of our favourite brands, guaranteed to earn you some brownie points and let your Mum know just how much you love her. Plus the profits from every single purchase you make through our store goes towards funding our Girls’ Education projects – so…

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Are you ready to Run #LikeAGirl?

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Ever heard this? “You run like a girl.” Or throw/fight/hit/kick/play/whatever else people try and knock girls down for. Whether or not you’re a girl, you’ve probably heard that at some stage in your life. But have you actually stopped to ask why that should ever be a bad thing? From a young age we’re told to assume being #likeagirl means being weak, or inadequate. But why can’t #likeagirl mean fierce, competitive, passionate and enduring? We believe it can. So with our Run #LikeAGirl campaign we’re out to prove exactly that – and we need YOUR help to do it! My…

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How do you build a new future? One brick at a time.

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Mr Kargbo couldn’t believe what he was hearing. After all they’d been through – after all the horrors that they’d seen – were they going to lose the school again? Mr Kargbo is the Head Teacher at the community school in Ronietta. For him, it’s not just a job – it’s a mission. He’s on a mission to educate the children of his community, to equip them with knowledge to go out and reach their full potential. And he’d just been told the Government of Sierra Leone was planning to shut down the school – his school. He’d lost his…

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3 Surprising Reasons Why You Should Set BIG & SCARY Goals (that may make you want to pee your pants)

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“No seriously Chantelle – I thought you were delusional. Like I know you guys like to set big goals but I wondered if maybe you hadn’t done the math. Maybe you were shooting for the moon and landing in the stars. But I didn’t want to burst your bubble and tell you that educating 1 million girls by 2020 probably wouldn’t happen…” It’s 8pm and we’re sitting around a board room table. One of our newest board members (Marty) had burst into uncomfortable laughter in the middle of his board induction. “Bahahaha! I get it! I get it now! You’re…

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#SheTaughtMe : A celebration of women on International Women’s Day

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Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. We wanted to celebrate this day by honouring the strong, brave, and visionary women in our lives. We asked people to finish the sentence “She taught me..” and share some of the inspiring lessons they’ve learned from the wonderful women in their lives. Here are some of our favourite posts from the past few days. And we’d love to see yours as well! Simply take a photo (you can download a #SheTaughtMe print out here), and share it using the #SheTaughtMe and #IWD2015 hashtags – we’d love to see and share them! Lauren,…

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8 Reasons to Climb Mt Kilimanjaro #LikeAGirl

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This November, I’m going on an adventure of a lifetime. I’m Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and I want YOU to come with me. I’m so excited about this that I literally bring it up at every opportunity I can. Anyone I’ve spoken with in the past 2 months can confirm! If you’re looking for some reasons to join in on the action, here are 8 of them! 1. You’ll be smashing goals left, right and centre! By putting yourself on the line for the personal challenge, you’ll not only kick your own goals, but kick your own fundraising goals too! People have a…

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